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texas, ms. jackson lee, for five minutes. ms. jackson lee: i ask unanimous consent to revise and extend. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. ms. jackson lee: mr. speaker, i have always had such great respect for this distinguished body. the holder and interpreter of democracy. the institution that proudly protects the constitution that was written by those who saw in this land this bright and shining sun, from sea to shining sea, enormous opportunity for freedom. so many people came to this nation and they came in many different ways. we don't carry the way we came into the future as much as the fact that we are grateful of the opportunity that this nation has given us. the nation has been able to turn the tide on embracing democracy in its fullest because of the constitution and the laws because we adhere to the three branches of government. so although my ancestors came to this nation in bondage and lasted for hundreds of years, slavery that has its remnants continuously as we move throughout society. there are now laws that can ensure no matter how you came to this country, n
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the headlines, way inside. (vo) from the underworld, to the world of privilege. >> everyone in michael jackson's life was out to use him. (vo) no one brings you more documentaries that are real, gripping, current. [clucking]. everyone wants to be the cadbury bunny. cause only he brings delicious cadbury crÈme eggs, while others may keep trying. nobunny knows easter better than cadbury! >> she gets the comedians laughing... >> that's hilarious! >> ...and the thinkers thinking. >> okay, so there's wiggle-room in the ten commandments is what you're telling me. >> she's joy behar. >> and current will let me say anything. >> only on current tv. ♪ >> announcer: stephanie miller. ♪ stephanie: jeff is massachusetts sent us a bucket of slop, otherwise known as the republican congress. sitting in a bucket. >> oh, no! stephanie: ok. we're particularly susceptible to animalle votes on friday, we're tired. this for you awesome julie tell john democrats lack votes to pass filibuster reform. democrats do not have enough votes to institute the talking filibuster reformal. reid does not have the votes t
. one of the things that we found out is that, you know, this is the back bone of america, jackson, ohio. these are hard-working fireworks and they have been part of building america. they sent a lot of people overseas in world war ii and just afterwards, they were experiencing a lot of the hope and the -- and -- and looking towards a better future, post world war ii and one of the members of the christian club there in 1947, who was going to be the valedictorian, frank rice, he died of leukemia. that was t club put the jesus portrait up in the school. they hung it up for themselves and even in consequent years have taken pictures with it, to identify it with their club. i think it's a shame that the freedom from religion foundation wants to come down and from wisconsin and go to jackson ohio, and tell them that they can't have their jesus portrait in the hallway. >> we are having trouble getting dan barker on. we will have him up, as soon as we can. but let me have you respond. they are saying that a portrait of jesus in a public school is amounting to government endorsement of religion
's not settled. >> lisa jackson went to congress twice and said the e.p.a. does not know of any instance where the ground water has been affected. there are a lot of claims and lucrative lawsuits out there a lot of people looking to make money off of oil and gas saying the water is contaminated. no evidence yet. i think perhaps in this case, and i recognize that i use that phrase, the science is settled. cenk: let me ask you that one more time. >> the science is settled, it is happening out there. wells are being poll looted by methane, water is being contaminated. the spills from the trucks that they're taking the water away from the frack silent are definitely spilling. you've got water being dumped into rivers at the end of the process through the sewage systems. the science is settled that this is extremely dangerous and while dangerous, we must not do it. if it wasn't so dangerous i come back to why won't gas companies tell us what's in the -- why did they spend so much money fighting disclosure, why did they spend so much money getting exemptions prom the state water drinking act. cenk:
leaders, including the reverend jesse jackson are calling on the president to come back to his own hometown. chicago. and address the growing gun violence gripping that city. trace gallagher has that part of our story. is he live in los angeles. hey, trace. >> and shannon if you look at the numbers in chicago you can see why the red alert is flashing in that city. look at this. last year there were 506 murders in the city of chicago. that's a 16% increase, a significant increase. take a rook just this year 42 homicides already on the exact same pace as last year. there have been seven murders in chicago in just the past five days. the mayor there rahm immanuel is now flooding the streets with police, taking cops who normally do administrative work and putting them in patrol cars. now, what really brought this to a head is the murder last week of 15-year-old pendleton, an honors student. she performed at events surrounding the inauguration. gunned down in a park near her school. police believe it was a case of mistaken identity. the reverend jesse jackson led a march this weekend to
former illinois congressman jesse jackson, jr., for allegedly misusing hundreds of thousands in campaign funds for personal expenses. jackson is said to be accepting a plea deal. his wife, sandy, faces one count of tax fraud herself. >>> in today's "office politics," my conversation with bestselling author jonathan alter. the chicago native shares his memories of being a kid in the bleacher seats at cubs games. but first, i asked him about the president's first-term accomplishments and if he's lived up to the promise. >> he has lived up to a much bigger part of the promise than people recognize. he failed to move to some kind of transformational politics where we all looked beyond red and blue. that was never really that realistic. so anybody who thought that that was the essence of the promise was disappointed. but if you looked to the particulars of what he said in the campaign of 2008 that he would get done and what he's accomplished, his batting average is extraordinarily high. and i don't think that people quite recognize that. they focus on where he failed, didn't close guantanamo,
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gases and emissions are causing global warming, that's fine. you can believe it. lisa jackson, director of the epa, in fact, obama's director made this statement in response, live on tv, to my question. if we pass this cap-and-trade, it's going to cost between $30,400,000,000,000 a year, largest tax increase in history this country. is this going to reduce co2 emissions? she said that while. the reason is the problem is that here. it's in china, india, mexico, other countries. those three have problems to manufacturing base moving overseas because they have to go where there is energy and if we curtail or energy over here but that tax won't reduce emissions come is still manufacturing to go someplace. >> host: senator inhofe was the ranking member on the environment and public works committee and on the 113, besides the top republican on the senate armed services committee. bobby in birmingham, alabama, go ahead. >> caller: morning. how you doing, sir? i listen to the president last night. with all the things in north korea and other places, are we in a position right now to have a weak
're going to charlie. mississippi, independent line. caller: good morning. i am from jackson, where the capital is. i retired in 2009. it is a good thing. i was a civil servant. now in the state house there is legislation where some young republicans want to phase out our state retirement program for civil servants. house bill 486 allows people to just elect, if they want to contribute to like a personal retirement system instead of state retirement. host: as far as your personal plan, is that grandfathered by these proposals from the legislature? caller: most of the bill has been in committee. they grandfathered me in because they have retired -- because i have retired. the same thing will for the retirement system, it will bleed people also. host: you do not have to mention specifics, but do you receive a monthly benefit, then? >> it is -- caller: it is about $1,300. i have saved up about $30,000. i am set up, in a way. host: are you going to take social security? have you? caller: i am 58, it will be awhile. host: what did you do for the government? caller: i was a librarian. hos
's pining for the carter days. and certainly i mean he didn't control his own party. he had scoop jackson, democrats, hawks, abandoned carter and ted kennedy liberals abandoning him. what we can do is start looking at what it was like in his one term. just like we'll have a revision with president 41. carter did some great things in alaska and our national parks service. carter doubled the size of the national parks. and he saved all these great wilderness areas. well, it may not seem that big to you now. about 50 years from now when the rain forests are dead and so much of the world has been in ruin, saving all these bits of wild america will look like a greater achievement. only theodore roosevelt and fdr was a better conservation president than jimmy carter. >> how much would pop culture have an impact on some revisionism as far as jimmy carter is concerned? for example, the film argo? >> i think it's helpful because it's put -- it shows that film. i think the carter administration was trying desperately to get rid of those hostages. they were always between a rock and a hard place. wh
're going to see him about 45 minutes from now. if you have phil jackson's number and you can scramble him to florida, she needs help. >>gretchen: dramatic video released of that hot air balloon crashing in egypt after cashing fire. you can -- catching fire. the crash leaving at least 19 tourists dead. two people lucky to be alive after surviving that plunge. foul play ruled out. the crash is expected to push egypt's tourism into even deeper recession. >>> two california police officers dead after being gunned down while following up on an arrest. cops say the suspect shot him as they approached his home. after a short search, gunfire broke out and the suspect was shot and killed. the officers had 38 years of experience between them. >>> last night a bus carrying the university of maine women's basketball team crashed off the highway. it is believed the driver had some kind of medical issue while he was driving. he is in serious condition. students and coaches walked away with minor injuries. >> a lot of traffic. >>gretchen: nascar fans injured in a fiery wreck now considering a lawsuit. a
at the folks who are leaving his administration, the e.p.a.'s director, lisa jackson, she said the e.p.a.'s role is interestingly -- quote -- "to level the playing field against fossil fuels." secretary chu who is leaving the administration, said he must -- quote -- "boost the price of gasoline to the levels in europe." and secretary salazar who is leaving continues to talk about the fact that the energy strategy showed good results but they have restricted access to federal offshore and onshore oil and gas resources through moratoriums, through blocking permits, through leasing plans, they denied americans billions in public revenue and thousands of jobs. so i stand here saying that the keystone x.l. pipeline is a perfect example of the obama administration's pattern of delaying good projects by requiring excessive red tape. so i come here with you, the senator from north dakota and the senator from alaska, and look to you, the senator from north dakota, and thank you for your leadership, for your determination forks your, for yr fortitude, for you fighting to make sure that we as a
. the clerk: leave of absence requested for mr. culberson of texas for today, and ms. jackson lee of texas for today. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the requests are granted. under the speaker's announced policy of january 3, 2013, the gentleman from arizona, mr. franks, is recognized for 60 minutes as the designee of the majority leader. mr. franks: i thank you, mr. speaker. mr. speaker, my comments today are heavily contribute to from author of the nature of war, ron tyra. i want to acknowledge him. he's a noted military expert, noted national security expert, and i appreciate so very much his seminal contribution to these comments. mr. speaker, a nuclear iran poses a severe and unfamiliar risk to the united states and its allies. we have to be very careful not to mistakenly assume that a relatively stable balance of deterrence, similar to the nuclear equilibrium between the united states and the soviet union during the cold war can be achieved with iran. a nuclear iran represents a very different type of threat that simply cannot be managed. a nuclear iran would serve to in
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